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436 terms
BARRON'S SAT VOCABULARY
Abate
Aberrant
Abrasive
Abstemious
Subside
Abnormal
Rubbing away
Sparing in eating
Abate
Subside
Aberrant
Abnormal
174 terms
Barron's SAT Vocabulary
abate
acumen
alleviate
anomaly
v. Subside; decrease, lessen ... Ex. Rather than leaving immedia…
n. Mental keenness... Ex. His business ACUMEN helped him to succ…
v. Relieve... Ex. This should ALLEVIATE the pain; if it does not…
n. Irregularity... Ex. A bird that cannot fly is an ANOMALY.
abate
v. Subside; decrease, lessen ... Ex. Rather than leaving immedia…
acumen
n. Mental keenness... Ex. His business ACUMEN helped him to succ…
65 terms
Barron's SAT Prefixes
ab, abs
ad, ac, af, ag, an, ap, ar, as, at
ambi
an, a
from, away from
to, forward
both
without
ab, abs
from, away from
ad, ac, af, ag, an, ap, ar, as, at
to, forward
10 terms
Barron's SAT 26
aquiline
arable
arbiter
arbitrary
(adj) Curved; hooked.....He can be recognized by his (.......…
(adj) Fit for growing crops......The first settlers wrote hom…
(n) A person chosen to judge or decide a disputed issue....As…
(adj) randomly chosen; capricious; tyrannical.......Tom's (..…
aquiline
(adj) Curved; hooked.....He can be recognized by his (.......…
arable
(adj) Fit for growing crops......The first settlers wrote hom…
10 terms
Barron's SAT 25
appreciate
apprehend
apprehension
apprenticeship
(v) be thankful for; increase in worth; be thoroughly conscio…
(v) arrest (a criminal); dread; perceive... The police will (...…
(n) fear... His nervous glances at the passersby on the deserted…
(n) time spent as a novice learning a trade from a skilled wo…
appreciate
(v) be thankful for; increase in worth; be thoroughly conscio…
apprehend
(v) arrest (a criminal); dread; perceive... The police will (...…
18 terms
Barron's SAT 1
abridge
abstract
acclaim
adulation
v. condense or shorten
adj. theoretical; not concrete; nonrepresentational
v. applaud; announce with great approval. also n.
n. flattery; admiration
abridge
v. condense or shorten
abstract
adj. theoretical; not concrete; nonrepresentational
310 terms
SAT Biology Barron's
Abscisic acid (ABA)
acoelomate
adventitious roots
allantois
a plant hormone that slows growth, often antagonizing the act…
A solid-bodied animal lacking a cavity between the gut and ou…
roots that rise above the ground; examples are aerial roots a…
the extraembyonic membrane of birds, reptiles and mammals tha…
Abscisic acid (ABA)
a plant hormone that slows growth, often antagonizing the act…
acoelomate
A solid-bodied animal lacking a cavity between the gut and ou…
18 terms
Barron's SAT 2
ascetic
astute
austere
autonomous
adj. practicing self-denial; austere. also n.
adj. wise; shrewd; keen
adj. forbiddingly stern; severely simple
adj. self-governing. autonomy, n.
ascetic
adj. practicing self-denial; austere. also n.
astute
adj. wise; shrewd; keen
341 terms
BARRON'S NEW SAT
abate
abbreviate
abdicate
abduction
subside, decrease, lessen
shorten
renounce, give up
kidnapping
abate
subside, decrease, lessen
abbreviate
shorten
18 terms
Barron's SAT 3
consensus
constraint
contentious
conviction
n. general agreement
n. compulsion; repression of feelings. constrain, v.
adj. quarrelsome
n. judgment that someone is guilty of a crime; strongly held…
consensus
n. general agreement
constraint
n. compulsion; repression of feelings. constrain, v.
43 terms
Barron's New Sat
abdicate
adage
allocate
anonymous
v. từ bỏ
n. châm ngôn
v. chỉ định
adj. ẩn danh
abdicate
v. từ bỏ
adage
n. châm ngôn
43 terms
Barron's New Sat
aberrant
adapt
allure
antecede
adj. khác thường
v. làm thích nghi
v. quyến rũ
v. đi trước về thời gian
aberrant
adj. khác thường
adapt
v. làm thích nghi
Barron's SAT Prefixes
ab, abs
ad, ac, af, ag, an, ap, ar, as, at
ambi
an, a
from, away from
to, forward
both
without
ab, abs
from, away from
ad, ac, af, ag, an, ap, ar, as, at
to, forward
170 terms
Barron's SAT 3500
seeth
Conundrum
receptive
imperious
(v.) to boil or foam; to be excited or disturbed
Riddle, the answer to which involves a play on words; a mystery
(adj.) open and responsive to ideas or suggestions
(adj.) overbearing, arrogant; seeking to dominate; pressing,…
seeth
(v.) to boil or foam; to be excited or disturbed
Conundrum
Riddle, the answer to which involves a play on words; a mystery
215 terms
Barron's SAT Vocabulary
extol
repudiate
capricious
superficial
praise; glorify
disown; disavow
unpredictable; fickle
trivial; shallow
extol
praise; glorify
repudiate
disown; disavow
215 terms
Barron's SAT Vocabulary
extol
repudiate
capricious
superficial
praise; glorify
disown; disavow
unpredictable; fickle
trivial; shallow
extol
praise; glorify
repudiate
disown; disavow
43 terms
Barron's New Sat
abolish
address
altercation
anticlimax
v. bãi bỏ
v. gửi thẳng
n. cuộc cãi nhau
n. sự giảm xuống
abolish
v. bãi bỏ
address
v. gửi thẳng
43 terms
Barron's New Sat
abhor
addle
aloft
anthropid
adj. ghê tởm
v. rối trí
adv. ở trên cao
adj. dạng người
abhor
adj. ghê tởm
addle
v. rối trí
43 terms
Barron's New Sat
abhor
address
aloof
anthropologist
v. ghê tởm
v. gửi thẳng
v. tách xa
n. nhà nhân chủng học
abhor
v. ghê tởm
address
v. gửi thẳng
Barron's SAT Vocabulary
extol
repudiate
capricious
superficial
praise; glorify
disown; disavow
unpredictable; fickle
trivial; shallow
extol
praise; glorify
repudiate
disown; disavow
96 terms
SAT Barron's Vocab
ford (n.)
reprimand (n.)
brazen (adj.)
contentious (adj.)
a shallow place in a river or stream allowing one to walk or…
express sharp disapproval or criticism, especially in an offi…
bold and without shame
causing or likely to cause an argument; controversial
ford (n.)
a shallow place in a river or stream allowing one to walk or…
reprimand (n.)
express sharp disapproval or criticism, especially in an offi…
Barron's SAT Set
Archaic
Atrophy
Banal
Brevity
ancient; old-fashioned
Decrease in muscle size... (n.) the wasting away of a body organ…
predictable; cliched; boring
Briefness
Archaic
ancient; old-fashioned
Atrophy
Decrease in muscle size... (n.) the wasting away of a body organ…
215 terms
Barron's SAT Vocabulary
extol
repudiate
capricious
superficial
praise; glorify
disown; disavow
unpredictable; fickle
trivial; shallow
extol
praise; glorify
repudiate
disown; disavow
365 terms
Barron's SAT Words
abridge
abstemious
abstract
abstruse
V. condense or shorten.
ADJ. sparing in eating and drinking; temperate.
ADJ. theoretical; not concrete;
ADJ. difficult to understand.
abridge
V. condense or shorten.
abstemious
ADJ. sparing in eating and drinking; temperate.
0902 Barron's SAT 1
acumen
acute
adage
adamant
mental keenness
quickly perceptive; keen; brief and severe
wise saying; proverb
hard; inflexible
acumen
mental keenness
acute
quickly perceptive; keen; brief and severe
500 terms
Barron's SAT Vocabulary
Abate
Abridge
Abstemious
Abstract
Grow less in intensity or degree
Reduce (a text) in length
Sparing in eating and drinking
Not concrete
Abate
Grow less in intensity or degree
Abridge
Reduce (a text) in length
BARRON'S SAT 1
abase
abash
abate
abbreviate
lower; humiliate; defeated
embarrass
subside; decrease; lessen
shorten
abase
lower; humiliate; defeated
abash
embarrass
15 terms
Barron's SAT #1
abase
abash
aberrant
abet
to lower; to humiliate
to embarass
deviant from the standard
to aid, usually in doing something wrong
abase
to lower; to humiliate
abash
to embarass
15 terms
Barron's SAT #13
clime
cloister
clout
cloying
region, especially with reference to its climate
a convent or monastery, a place occupied by monks living unde…
great influence, especially political or social
distasteful, because excessive; excessively sweet
clime
region, especially with reference to its climate
cloister
a convent or monastery, a place occupied by monks living unde…
15 terms
Barron's SAT #14
commodious
complicity
compunction
conceit
spacious and comfortable
involvement in wrongdoing or illegal activity
remorse, feeling of guilt
excessive pride in oneself; an elaborate metaphor
commodious
spacious and comfortable
complicity
involvement in wrongdoing or illegal activity
15 terms
Barron's SAT #28
execrable
exegesis
exhume
exigency
extremely bad or unpleasant
explanation or interpretation, especially of a biblical text
to dig out of the ground; to remove from the grave
urgent situation
execrable
extremely bad or unpleasant
exegesis
explanation or interpretation, especially of a biblical text
15 terms
Barron's SAT #23
distraught
diurnal
divulge
doctrinaire
upset, distracted by anxiety
of the day; daily
to reveal private information
dogmatic, unyielding
distraught
upset, distracted by anxiety
diurnal
of the day; daily
15 terms
Barron's SAT #21
dirge
disabuse
disaffected
disarray
a lament for the dead, as part of a funeral, usually accompan…
to persuade someone that a belief is mistaken; to correct a f…
disloyal due to lack of satisfaction
a state of untidiness
dirge
a lament for the dead, as part of a funeral, usually accompan…
disabuse
to persuade someone that a belief is mistaken; to correct a f…
15 terms
Barron's SAT #24
drab
draconian
dregs
drivel
dull, cheerless; lacking color
(of rules or punishments) extremely harsh or severe
sediment; worthless residue
silly nonsense
drab
dull, cheerless; lacking color
draconian
(of rules or punishments) extremely harsh or severe
15 terms
Barron's SAT #42
leaven
leery
legerdemain
lewd
to cause to rise or grow lighter; to enliven
cautious, suspicious
sleight of hand
lustful; crude and offensive in a sexual way
leaven
to cause to rise or grow lighter; to enliven
leery
cautious, suspicious
15 terms
Barron's SAT #4
aphorism
aplomb
apostate
apotheosis
pithy maxim, usually more philosophical or scientific
assurance or self-confidence, usually in a demanding situation
a person who renounces his religious faith or political beliefs
elevation to Godhood; an ideal example
aphorism
pithy maxim, usually more philosophical or scientific
aplomb
assurance or self-confidence, usually in a demanding situation
15 terms
Barron's SAT #5
artifice
artless
ascribe
aseptic
deception, trickery
open and honest
to attribute something to (a cause)
preventing infection
artifice
deception, trickery
artless
open and honest
15 terms
Barron's SAT #20
descry
despoil
desultory
diabolic
to catch sight of
to rob or strip of valuables
aimless; digressing at random
devilish
descry
to catch sight of
despoil
to rob or strip of valuables
15 terms
Barron's SAT #44
malefactor
malfeasance
malingerer
maniacal
evildoer, criminal
wrongdoing, especially by a public official
one who feigns illness to escape duty
raging mad, insane
malefactor
evildoer, criminal
malfeasance
wrongdoing, especially by a public official
15 terms
Barron's SAT #25
effrontery
effusive
egress
emanate
shameless boldness
gushing; expressing feelings in an unrestrained manner
the action of going out of a place; an exit
to issue or spread out from a source
effrontery
shameless boldness
effusive
gushing; expressing feelings in an unrestrained manner
15 terms
Barron's SAT #27
equity
equivocate
escapade
escapism
fairness, justice
to lie or mislead; to attempt to conceal the truth
an act involving daring and adventure; prank; flighty or irre…
avoiding reality by diverting oneself in amusements
equity
fairness, justice
equivocate
to lie or mislead; to attempt to conceal the truth
15 terms
Barron's SAT #41
jaded
jaundiced
jettison
jingoist
fatigued; surfeited
prejudiced (envious, hostile, or resentful); yellowed
to throw overboard
an extremely aggressive and militant patriot; a warlike chauv…
jaded
fatigued; surfeited
jaundiced
prejudiced (envious, hostile, or resentful); yellowed
15 terms
Barron's SAT #17
crass
craven
credo
creed
lacking refinement or sensitivity
contemptibly lacking in courage
a statement of belief that guides one's actions
a system of religious or ethical beliefs
crass
lacking refinement or sensitivity
craven
contemptibly lacking in courage
15 terms
Barron's SAT #6
audit
august
aver
averse
an inspection of an individual's or a company's accounts
impressive and respected
to assert confidently
reluctant, disinclined
audit
an inspection of an individual's or a company's accounts
august
impressive and respected
15 terms
Barron's SAT #7
bane
bantering
bask
bate
cause of ruin; curse
good-natured ridiculing
to luxuriate; to take pleasure in warmth
to restrain; to let down
bane
cause of ruin; curse
bantering
good-natured ridiculing
15 terms
Barron's SAT #45
metallurgical
mettle
miasma
milieu
pertaining to the art of removing meta from ores
courage, spirit
a highly unpleasant smell or vapor; heavy, vaporous atmospher…
social environment; means of expression
metallurgical
pertaining to the art of removing meta from ores
mettle
courage, spirit
15 terms
Barron's SAT #18
daub
daunt
dawdle
deadpan
to smear, especially with paint or other thick substances
to intimidate or frighten
to waste time; to be slow
deliberately impassive or emotionless
daub
to smear, especially with paint or other thick substances
daunt
to intimidate or frighten
15 terms
Barron's SAT #33
frolicsome
fruition
fulcrum
fulsome
lively and playful
bearing of fruit; realization
support on which a lever rests
disgustingly excessive, especially of flattery
frolicsome
lively and playful
fruition
bearing of fruit; realization
15 terms
Barron's SAT #38
improvident
imprudent
impugn
imputation
not having foresight, especially regarding money
lacking caution
to dispute or contradict, especially in an insulting manner
accusation or charge
improvident
not having foresight, especially regarding money
imprudent
lacking caution
15 terms
Barron's SAT #40
iniquitous
inkling
inordinate
insidious
wicked, immoral, unrighteous
hint, small piece of knowledge
unrestrained, excessive
proceeding in a gradual, subtle way, but with harmful effects
iniquitous
wicked, immoral, unrighteous
inkling
hint, small piece of knowledge
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